Patty Hearst, Guiding Light, and New Edition – September 18
Today is Tuesday, September 18th. There are 97 days until Christmas.
On this date In 1970, Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer Jimi Hendrix died in London after overdosing on sleeping pills. He was 27.
In 1975, the FBI captured newspaper heiress Patty Hearst in San Francisco, 19 months after Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
In 2009, the CBS soap opera "The Guiding Light" aired its final episode after a 72-year run on radio and television.
Today is Cheeseburger Day, IT Professionals Day, and Aging Awareness Day.
Happy Birthday to Emmy Award-winning actor Robert Blake who is 85. He was found not guilty of murder in the death of his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, but lost a wrongful death civil suit brought against him by Bakley's family.
Singer Ricky Bell, who was in New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe is 51.
Actor Jason Sudeikis is 43. His credits include the movie "Horrible Bosses," and He was also a cast member on "Saturday Night Live."